As the former Prince of Wales moves into a new and more circumscribed role, many people are reassessing his legacy for planning and design—but some are still missing a key point.
Collection 14 takes a surgical approach to infill, building over and around existing main street buildings. Perkins Eastman DC won a 2022 CNU Charter Award in the Block, Street, and Building category.
The Borough is a strikingly beautiful group of houses that brings an abandoned, resilient construction technique back to life. Clay Chapman won a Charter Award in the Block, Street, and Building category of CNU's 2022 Charter Awards.
Brad Pitt violated the cardinal architectural rule since Pruitt-Igoe: Do not experiment on the poor. Others, such as Habitat for Humanity and new urbanists, were far more successful in New Orleans.
“Ambiguous and composite buildings” solve multiple urban design problems through a flexible approach to building form and architectural language.
Five- to seven-story podium buildings are dense, mixed-use, affordable, and easily replicable. It's time to recognize a good thing and learn from the better examples.
The Paseo Cayalá Neighborhood in Guatemala City is a model of open and economically resilient development in a city of gated development. Estudio Urbano and Leon Krier won a 2021 CNU Charter Award in the Neighborhood, District, and Corridor category.
Imagine the following scenario. There are some problems with it, but you will get the point. The Berlin Philharmonic has the only sheet music for Mozart's Requiem. One day, a fire destroys the last 10 pages. Angela Merkel...